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'Monster homes' bylaw proposed

Sylvie Paillard spaillard@squamishchief.

The art of public speaking

Steven Hill For most, public speaking can be a frightening experience of nervousness and fear, but if those same people had to do it in a language other than their mother tongue, it would be a near impossible task.

Economic boon in the wind

Sylvie Paillard The District of Squamish may soon be generating its own power and boosting its economy at the same time. Thanks to funding from Western Economic Diversification Canada and Suncor Energy Products Inc.

About town

It's that time of year when it really feels like spring is officially here. Daylight Saving Time begins this weekend, so remember to set your watches and clocks one hour ahead when you climb into bed Saturday night (April 1).

Fire on Loggers Lane

Sylvie Paillard Noxious fumes filled the air at Loggers Lane and Finch Drive Wednesday morning when a large metallic building used as a vehicular shop caught fire. At approximately 11 a.m.

Dry Grad fundraising in full swing

Sylvie Paillard The Howe Sound Secondary (HSS) student dry grad committee is solidifying graduation plans, and residents have numerous ways of helping the teens have a safe and alcohol-free night.

Quilts featured at gallery

Keith F. Broad Special to the Chief In 1997, Cher Cartwright lived in a brown house, wore black, grey and blue business suits, communicated only with words, and practiced law. She was the quintessential establishment icon.

SLRD approves IPP on Culliton Creek

The Squamish Lillooet Regional District (SLRD) has approved an independent power project (IPP) on Culliton Creek in what one board member calls an effort to show the regional district is open to the sometimes-controversial developments.

UBC scientists to protest Cheakamus plans today

Four University of British Columbia (UBC) scientists are going public with their criticism of the Cheakamus River recovery plans.

Police raid meth and crack house

Steven Hill Squamish RCMP executed search warrants on a residence in the 37000 block of Sixth Avenue on March 16 and 29, under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act.